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AP Analyst - Monitoring And Controls
United State Of America
May 06, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 7.0-12.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Accounting
Role Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.B.A,B.Tech/B.E,BCA
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Marathon Oil's goal is to be recognized as the premier independent exploration and production company. To achieve this, the Company remains focused on excelling in the areas of seven strategic imperatives (SI7)  listed below. These differentiate Marathon Oil, underpinning all of the Company's activities, and serve as key drivers of success.

Job Description

Accounts Payable Analyst - Monitoring and Controls

Seven years young and 130 years strong. Based in Houston, Marathon Oil is focused on the most significant oil-rich resource plays in the U.S. -- the Eagle Ford in Texas, the Bakken in North Dakota, the Northern Delaware in New Mexico, and STACK and SCOOP in Oklahoma. We also have international operations in Africa and Europe. Since becoming an independent E&P company in 2011, we feel like a start-up in many ways but have the stability of roots that go back 130 years to our company's formation in 1887. Our stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: MRO.

We are currently finishing the process of transitioning the Accounts Payable function from an outsourced 3rd party service provider to an in-house function within the Accounting organization. It's an exciting time to join Marathon Oil. We are growing and adding talent. If you are looking for a new position, with opportunities to advance and grow with a reputable, stable company, look no further!


The Accounts Payable ("AP") process includes the invoice and payment processes within the Company's Purchase-to-Pay ("P2P") process. The AP Analyst - Monitoring & Processes Lead role is accountable for performing monitoring and overall effectiveness of the AP processes including control activities for invoices and payments to reduce risk and strengthen internal controls.


  • Perform invoice and payment testing activities in a timely manner
  • Identify and communicate root cause analyses and solutions for improved invoice processing and on-time payment
  • Identify potential control weaknesses, make recommendations to strengthen control environment, and implement corrective actions for gaps identified.
  • Prepare and review reports to support management oversight  for all AP processes
  • Assist in and support the communication of process changes as they are developed
  • Communicate with a diverse group of business partners across all levels of the company and external vendors; ensuring issues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Perform monthly journal entry review
  • Assist with a variety of AP tasks and projects, as necessary, including back-up support for other team member.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or related field required
  • Minimum 7 years' business experience with at least 3 year in a P2P or AP role
  • Previous experience with invoice processing and issue resolution preferred
  • Oil & Gas background including basic understanding of materials and services utilized in the Oil & Gas industry
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Electronic invoicing portal experience preferred; specifically Oildex
  • Knowledge of accounting principles preferred
  • Ability to research and interpret information and to act proactively to develop knowledge of the business and its activities
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines while working in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Strong problem solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.

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